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Roundtable Discussion: Care in the Aging Era: Preparing for the Financial, Social and Family Responsibilities

Nov 12
2014

Roundtable Discussion: Care in the Aging Era: Preparing for the Financial, Social and Family Responsibilities

Join financial, scientific and policy experts for an intimate conversation about the changing care needs brought on by the 21st-century aging shift.  At a time when Alzheimer's is on the rise and traditional retirement is becoming a thing of the past, tools to ensure financial preparedness and supportive workplace initiatives will be critical for personal and societal success.     Moderated by AFAR Board Member and Executive Director of the Global Coalition on Aging, Michael W. Hodin, PhD, this roundtable will explore ways to prepare for the care of our loved ones and ourselves and share…


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2014 Regional Awards Dinner

Nov 12
2014

2014 Regional Awards Dinner

Please join AFAR as we honor outstanding leaders in aging research at  REGIONAL AWARDS DINNER WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 The Lotos Club, 5 East 66th Street, NY, NY 6:30 pm Cocktails | 7:30 pm Ticketed Dinner presenting the following AWARDS OF DISTINCTION:   CHAIRMAN’S AWARD Andrew Sieg Managing Director and Head of Global Wealth & Retirement Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch   HONORARY LEADERSHIP AWARD Corinne H. Rieder, EdD Executive Director and Treasurer, The John A. Hartford Foundation   IRVING S. WRIGHT AWARD Terrie Fox Wetle, PhD Dean, School of Public Health, Professor of Health…


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2014 Scientific Awards Presentation and Lectures

Nov 7
2014

2014 Scientific Awards Presentation and Lectures

    On Friday, November 7 at 5:00 pm, AFAR will present its 2014 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in Washington D.C.  “These awards are given annually to members of the aging research community whose work advances the field, and advances our understanding of aging,” notes AFAR Executive Director Stephanie Lederman, EdM. “Both awards are named in honor of farsighted scientists, and the recipients are chosen for their vision and accomplishments as well.”  Nominations for the awards are by invitation, and are…


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Partner Event:

Nov 5
2014

Partner Event: "The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Etiology of Biological Aging"

Wednesday, November 5 • 8:00 AM–5:45 PM On November 5, 2014, "The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Etiology of Biological Aging" conference will take place as part of the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in Washington, DC. Co-organized by Dr. Len Hayflick, of UCSF and Dr. Walter Bortz, of Stanford University and funded by Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, the sessions will explore the molecular causes of aging. The conference is offered at no cost but online or onsite registration is required. For more information, please view the draft program here.


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Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

Oct 28
2014

Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

AFAR is pleased to share these opportunities from our peer organization, The New York Academy of Sciences. Pharmacologic Resolution of Inflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Approach Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Location: The New York Academy of Sciences Poster Abstract Deadline: September 26, 2014 Uncontrolled, chronic inflammation is now considered a major component of many widespread diseases, which are now well-recognized as 'inflammatory diseases.' These include arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, periodontal disease and cancer. This full-day symposium reviews recent discoveries and advances related to chronic inflammation, and demonstrates how this work translates into new…


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